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Articles about Electrical Wiring

Rewiring Installing a Ceiling Fan


Electrical Wiring Connections for a Ceiling Fan Light Fixture – Most ceiling fans have a separate blue wire which is for the ceiling fan light which in your case should be connected to the black wire at the ceiling.



Home Electrical Wiring Safety


Electrical Wiring Tips and Safety Advice about Home Electrical Wiring Projects and Electrical Repairs – All Home Electrical Wiring projects should be planned out to avoid mistakes which is outlined in this guide and throughout this website.



Upgrading 100 Amp Electric Service Panel to 150 Amp


Upgrading a Bulldog Pushmatic Electrical Service Panel: The exact Size and Type of conductors may be identified to see if they are rated for a higher amperage, however when upgrading to a higher amperage panel it is typical to install new service conductors.



How to Troubleshoot Incorrect Voltage for a Stove


My Condo circuit breaker box receives only 203 volts . Either black cable to white cable reads 117volt.



Grounding a Panel in a Detached Building


What are the Electrical Codes for the Grounding System of a Sub Panel in a Detached Building?



Making Pigtails for Ground Wire Connections


How to Splice Ground Wires for Making Connections: Splicing Electrical Wires – This page shows a series of photos that demonstrate how to use a crimp sleeve for making pigtails to be used for grounding.



Kitchen Outlets That Stop Working


Why am I having problems with my kitchen sockets or breakers? How to Troubleshooting and Repair a Kitchen Outlet Circuit.



Electrical Box for a Ceiling Fan in a Patio Covering


Is a fan-rated box required when installing an outdoor fan to an aluminum patio cover roof? The fan attaches to a fan beam that engineering states supports up to 50lbs and the wires are safe in the bell housing.



How to Avoid Electric Shock from a Pressure Washer


Safety Guide for using Electric Pressure Washers: Safety Measures When Using an Electric Pressure Washer or a Electric Power Washer.



Diagrams for Wiring Switched Outlets


How To Make the Wire Connections for Switched Outlets – Switched outlets are popular in the home and involve a wall switch and half of a outlet receptacle. This switched outlet wiring diagram shows two scenarios of wiring for a typical half hot outlet that can be used to control a table or floor lamp.



How To Wire Half Hot Receptacles


Vince in New York asks: I have a receptacle where 3 pairs of 14-2 lines enter the outlet box, how should this be wired?



Replacing Outlets and Light Switches


I replaced light switches and outlets in my home and now some things do not have power and do not work: How to Connect Electrical Wiring Problems When Replacing Outlets and Switches, Working with Existing Wiring of Outlets and Switches



Replace a Light Switch with a Programmable Switch


We are trying to replace our front porch light switch with a Honeywell programmable wall switch, model RPLS540A. We have a ground wire attached to the current light switch with a screw.



How To Wire Switches for a Chandelier Light Fixture


Wiring Connections When Hanging a Chandelier Light Fixture: With most home lighting fixtures the wiring colors are black, white and a bare or green ground wire for the light fixture and the wiring from the electrical junction box, however there may be a few wire color combinations to be aware of.



How to Install and Wire a Baseboard Heater


How to Wire a Baseboard Heater: Wiring Connections for a Baseboard Heater Thermostat, Thermostat Mounted on the Wall Heater Unit, Remote Thermostats or Wall Mounted Thermostats.



How to Prepare an Electrical Panel for a Generator


If I install that interlock transfer switch kit to my main breaker do I need to do the whole Sub Panel install?



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